Weddings & Engagements — October 2012
Love is in the air for these Gators … come see who they are. Our class notes are drawn from reader submissions and media reports. Listings updated on the first of each month, so check back often to see how your classmates are doing!
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Heather Berger* (BSJ ’07) and Douglas Boneparth* (BSPR ’07) were engaged Aug. 29. The couple met as freshmen at UF. Despite Berger’s certainty that Boneparth would propose during a game at The Swamp, he popped the question on the steps of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York. She is an attorney, and he is a financial planner and MBA candidate at the New York University Stern School of Business. The couple lives in New York.
Megan McKenna (BSADV ’07) married Bruce Connolly Jr. on Sept. 1. She is an associate brand manager at LF USA, and he is a criminal defense associate at Robert Gottlieb Law. The couple lives in New York.
Michael Nazzaro* (BSBA ’00) married Ali Brettschneider Oct. 29, 2011. He is president of Type One Records, and she is president of Reckon Entertainment. After a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple lives in New York.
Douglas Robeson* (BS ’03, MS ’06) married Kelli Wood* (BA ’08, BAHA ’08) on July 15. He is a mathematics teacher at DuSable Leadership Academy, and she is a doctoral candidate at the University of Chicago. After a honeymoon in Negril, Jamaica, the couple lives in Chicago.
Avery Sams (BSA ’11) married Bernie LeFils (BSA ’11) on June 8. She is a membership communication coordinator at the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association, and he is an accountant at LeFils & Co. After a honeymoon in Alaska, the couple lives in Lake Helen.
Katie Rogers* (BS ’11, 7Ed) and John Wich II (BSTEL ’09) announced their engagement Aug. 12. She is a waitress at O!O Tapas & Tinis, and he is the manager at Earl of Sandwich. She lives in Gainesville, and he lives in Jensen Beach.
Tara Vail (BHS ’07, MPAS ’10) married Grant Bond (BA ’06) on April 14. The couple lives in Gulfport.
Aaron Droller (JD ’07) married Rebecca Grad on Aug. 5. He is an assistant general counsel for the chief financial officer of Washington, D.C., and she is the synagogue soloist at Temple Isaiah. They live in Silver Spring, Md.
Julie Wilkinson* (DPH ’09) married Tracy Breithaupt on June 16. She works for Sam’s Club Pharmacies and is a consultant for Byrd Regional Hospital, and he is CEO and owner of T.L. Construction. After a honeymoon in Nassau, Bahamas, the couple lives in Alexandria, La.
Amanda Schommer (BSBA ’06) married Aaron Evans on April 21. She is a senior territory business manager at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, and he is an optometrist. After a honeymoon in Belize, the couple lives in Fort Lauderdale.
*UF Alumni Association member
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